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Epithelium

Definition: layers of cells that line hollow organs and glands. It is also those cells that make up the outer surface of the body

Pronunciation: ep″ĭ-the´le-um

Body System: Integumentary

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ICD10 Codes Containing Term: epithelium

CodeDescription
H35.54 Dystrophies primarily involving the retinal pigment epithelium
H35.721 Serous detachment of retinal pigment epithelium, right eye
H35.722 Serous detachment of retinal pigment epithelium, left eye
H35.723 Serous detachment of retinal pigment epithelium, bilateral
H35.729 Serous detachment of retinal pigment epithelium, unspecified eye
H35.731 Hemorrhagic detachment of retinal pigment epithelium, right eye
H35.732 Hemorrhagic detachment of retinal pigment epithelium, left eye
H35.733 Hemorrhagic detachment of retinal pigment epithelium, bilateral
H35.739 Hemorrhagic detachment of retinal pigment epithelium, unspecified eye
K13.29 Other disturbances of oral epithelium, including tongue


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